Kentucky’s Secretary of State says lawmakers have a way to increase voter participation statewide. Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes appeared before a House committee in Frankfort Monday in support of early voting legislation.
Kentucky lawmakers are seeking to make adjustments in election related requirements. Senate Bill 169 would put into statute a court ruling prohibiting electioneering 100 feet from a polling place. For many years, the limit was 300 feet.
Kentucky could use a few policy changes when it comes to ensuring a healthy democracy for its residents. That’s what the left-leaning Center for American Progress found in a recent report entitled, “The Health of State Democracies.”